Adult Programs

Adult Art Class
Each four weeks we will learn and perform a new idea, style or medium. With painting and/or drawing as our focus students will learn a couple tricks to help them produce art with a bit more ease. Fun with a perfect blend of education is at the heart of each 4 week session. Please feel free to join in no matter what level of skill you carry.  More Info
Art Workshop: Lifted with Light
Salem Art Center is now taking reservations for their “Lifted with Light” workshop. We continue in the fun as we walk through a beautiful painting step by step to a completed project. All you need to do is follow a few simple rules and a desire to amaze yourself. Every workshop always includes discussion, demonstration and individual instruction with an emphasis on learning new skills while having fun.  More Info
Ballroom Dancing Beginner/Intermediates
This class offers a complete introduction to ballroom dancing. The class is perfect for beginners and those looking to polish their ballroom technique. You will learn the techniques necessary for moving with style and grace. No previous dance experience or partner is necessary.  More Info
Ceramics: Intermediate
This class is designed for the student who has prior experience with ceramics. Painting on resin, dry brushing, and other techniques will be introduced.  More Info
Chess (12 - Adult)
The chess group is for all levels of playing strength.  More Info
Dog Obedience Class (Fall)

This is a six week course for dogs of any breed and any age. Dogs will learn to HEEL calmly on a leash, SIT on command, DOWN on command, STAY on command, and COME when called. 

AKC Canine Good Citizen test is available to class participants at course completion.. AKC S.T.A.R. puppy program is available for puppies under one year of age for $10.

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Hand-Built Ceramics (Beginners)
Come stretch your creative muscles as you learn how to form original works of art in clay! The basic skills of hand-built ceramics will be taught through the pinch coil and slab methods using low fire clays and glazes.  More Info


(540) 375-3054


620 Florida Street
Salem, VA  24153


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Kathy Murphy
Program Manager
(540) 375-3057

Vickie Sword
Program Supervior
(540) 375-3054

Drew Carroll
Assistant Recreation Program Supervior
(540) 375-3054


(540) 354-3542


601 Academy St.
Salem, VA  24153


8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday - Saturday


Monday - Friday
18 & Under: $5
Seniors: $8
Adults: $9

Saturday - Sunday
18 & Under: $5
Adults: $10

Chuck Johnston
Course Manager
(540) 354-3542
Salem WiFi
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